Fortunate Youth West Coast Cruisin’ Tour

This winter, Southern California based bands, Fortunate Youth and Hirie, will be hitting the road once again to bring you the West Coast Cruisin Tour! This 7-date run starts with a night in Vegas, followed by 6 shows heading up the coast from San Diego to the Mammoth Lakes area.

Julian Marley & The Uprising Tour Dates

If you happen to be island hopping in the South Pacific, make sure to catch Julian Marley & the Uprising playing in Australia, New Zealand and Solomon Islands. He will be making a special stop in Cairns, Australia where he played a show earlier this year. He liked it so much he told his fans […]

Video: Thrive – Working (Live)

This video is a dedication to Thrive’s saxophonist, Scott Schipper, who has battling cancer the past couple of years. It’s a video of Thrive performing their song “Working” at the Mystic Theatre in Petaluma, CA & shot by Bulldog Media. This video is to help support Scott by supporting Thrive’s non-profit charity, Unify to Thrive […]

The Pier: Latest Editorials!

As 2013 comes to an end, we wanted to remind you of some key Editorials we’ve published. From catching up with Pepper, Interviewing Mike Pinto & Daniel Bambaata Marley, or our In The Studio session with Three Legged Fox as well as our Backstage Story pieces with both Ballyhoo! & Less Than Jake, we want […]

MP3 Leak of the Week: Mighty Mystic

On January 28th, 2014, Mighty Mystic will be releasing his new album Concrete World via VPAL Records. As a treat, he’s giving away his latest single “War (Rumors of War)” for FREE, this week only. Grab the track on the homepage & read more here…

The 2013 Pier Award Nominees

Welcome to the 2013 Pier Award Nominations The nomination process include 5 categories with 10 nominees per category. The 10 nominees were selected & voted on by The Pier Family. The Pier has a staff that includes 15 members in 10 states. After working within the scene this last year, between covering new albums, tours [...]

The Grammy’s: Reggae Album of the Year Nominees

In lieu of The Pier Awards beginning to take nominations for the end of the year, the Grammy’s have finally narrowed down their selections to their final five in each category. Specifically we are interested in Best Reggae Album of the Year, a category that will be up for grabs at The Pier, as there […]

Video: Dumpstaphunk – Dancin to the Truth

Dumpstaphunk has just released their first Music Video with the song “Dancin to the Truth” off their latest album Dirty Word. The album was released on July 30th, 2013 and showcases the group’s musical depth with their original blend of Funk, Soul, Blues and Rock & Roll. You can pick up the album on iTunes […]